National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Training and Development (BUS-303)
Varies; self-study format.
September 2016 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the importance of organizational training programs and the characteristics of various types of such programs; assist in the conducting of a training needs analysis to determine the goals and objectives of an organizational training program; assist in the designing of a training program to comply with existing organizational needs; facilitate the success of trainees and organizational training program using various methods; determine methods of training that are most likely to succeed based on a given set of organizational objectives; evaluate the success of organizational training programs by reviewing the data from the results of such programs.
This course provides comprehensive discussions and analysis of organizational training programs, their goals, objectives and effects. Major topics include: organizational systems and their dynamics, strategies and practices important in training and development, process of determining the need for, developing, implementing and assessing organizational training programs, and training geared toward various categories of personnel. Students conduct a training needs analysis and then design and implement a training program, along with a system for facilitating the success of the trainees. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, practice assignments; class participation; and a final exam.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Marketing, International Business, or Management (3/18).